color scientist/engineer at
Redwood City, CA, US
Light is pioneering the era of the software-defined camera. Powered by sophisticated computational processes, software-defined cameras deliver intelligent, high-quality imaging at cost-effective, global scale. Light’s first product, the award-winning L16 Camera, has eliminated the quality or convenience dilemma that has plagued photographers for a century. Light’s foundational technologies, including its Lux Capacitor camera control chip and its Polar Fusion Engine for multi-image processing, are licensed for use in applications like smartphones and beyond. To learn more about Light, visit
As a Color Scientist/Engineer, you will get to apply the full range of your expertise as we build a new kind of computational camera technology.  We are looking for innovative technologists who enjoy collaborating with an interdisciplinary team.  This is your opportunity to become a recognized expert in this state-of-the-art technology. Your contribution to the growth of the company will be immediately visible and appropriately rewarded.
Join us and make beautiful photography more accessible than ever before!

what you will do...

      • Design and implement color management, HDR/tone mapping, and auto white balance algorithms.
      • Contribute to camera color calibration algorithms for mass volume products
      • Contribute to Light's computational imaging ISP to enhance and add features for next-generation products.

what you bring to Light...

    • 3+ years industry experience as a color scientist or color engineer
    • Expertise in digital image and color processing algorithms for camera
    • Thorough understanding of color science and color space transformations
    • Strong understanding of image quality and human vision system concepts
    • Demonstrated fluency in C/C++
    • MS with extensive industry experience or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Imaging  Science, or Color Science
    • Strong understanding of Photography

oh, but there's more...

    • You get to up-level your game as you work with world class technologists who have proven they know how to create extraordinary technology.
    • We offer medical, dental, vision, life, maternity and commuter benefits.
    • We value flexibility and know that it's a 2-way street. So our teammates get to enjoy our open time off policy.
    • Our passion for photography is evident in everything we do from our in-house photo talks, gallery walks and other photography-obsessed events!
    • Food. Yes. We eat a lot.
    • Be one of the first photography enthusiasts to get your hands on the L16!
    • You get to hang out in the IQ Lab which looks a little like the Batcave.